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Date:   Tue, 15 Dec 2020 14:09:30 +0800
From:   Sandy Harris <sandyinchina@...il.com>
To:     stefan.bavendiek@...lbox.org
Cc:     kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com,
        linux-hardening@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Kernel complexity

> I am currently doing a research project that aims to identify risk areas in the kernel by measuring code complexity metrics ...

Another aspect of complexity that might be worth a look is
modularisation, interface definitions for kernel components, etc. One
classic paper is "Ifdef Considered Harmful".
https://www.usenix.org/legacy/publications/library/proceedings/sa92/spencer.pdf

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